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Art

Paint-and-Sip Parties Going Strong

Art and booze fans can put the two together and create paintings at Paint Nite events or Pinot’s Palette

A Blanding Avenue Transformation

Rhythmix Cultural Works paves the way for a burgeoning arts-filled neighborhood in a former Alameda warehouse district.

A Painterly Perspective

Favorite Hometown Heros

Alamedans name Howard Mott, Jack Clark, Father William Marshall, Kyle Conner, and Emil Firpo and share their attibutes.

Christina Song Perfects Cut-Paper Illustration

An Oakland artist obsessed with paper creates whimsical scenes of her surroundings for eye-appealing art.

Daud Abdullah Turns Trash Cans Into Works of Art

An artist does his part to clean up neighborhoods and foster good will by decorating public garbage containers with beautiful mosaics full of words and pictures.

Zin Lim’s Six Degrees of Francis Bacon

Figurative painter Francis Bacon influences the style of a South Korean native.

David Burke Art Is Both Beautiful and Grotesque

An Alameda-born artist finds inspiration in nature and industry, contrasting them in his work.

Can the Oakland Museum of California Stay Relevant?

The storied 45-year-old institution smartly reinvents itself by turning to upgraded technology, capital improvements, renovations, and new programming while embracing a collaborative approach and community-driven approach for better representation.

The Most Exciting Block in Oakland

A group of artists with a vision and a sense of community turn a strip of blight into a river of creativity.